Dr. Stuart Christie
Dr. Stuart Christie, Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, HKBU. He teaches English literature at Baptist University where he has been working since 1999. He is the author of two books, Worlding Forster: The Passage from Pastoral (Routledge, 2005) and Plural Sovereignties and Contemporary Indigenous Literature (Palgrave, 2009).
Dr. Stuart Christie on his favouritesUpdated: 5.3.2010 Stuart Christie recommends three of his favourite books, i.e. Passage to India by E.M. Foster, English Patient by Michael Ondaatje and the Berlin Stories by Christopher Isherwood to us and tells how books have changed his life.
Book Information
The Berlin Stories - by Christopher Isherwood - Read More
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication Date: June 1, 1963
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0811200701
ISBN-13: 978-0811200707
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Reading Profile
Q: Can you summarize your reading life in 10 words?
A: Slow and study with lots of re-reading
Q: Who is your favourite character in fiction?
A: Bartleby, the Scrivener
Q: Who is your favourite living writer?
A: Nadine Gordimer
Q: Do you mostly read fiction or non-fiction?
A: 70 % fiction, 30% non-fiction
Q: What book was most important to you as a child?
A: Bible and Sherlock Holmes stories
Q: What book would you take to a desert island?
A: Tao Te Ching (道德經)
Q: Most overrated book?
A: The Life of Pi by Yann Martel